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Walter E Owens

Military

Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group at Wendover Field, Utah and deployed to the UK in May 1943.
Public Affairs Officer
Author of the 384th Bomb Group History "As Briefed..."

Service

People

  • Daniel McNamara

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers
    Collided with another aircraft 8 May 1944 in B-17 #42-97239. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Theodore Milton

    Military | Colonel | Commander, B-17 Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Commanding Officer Assumed command of the 384th Bomb Group on 24 October 1944. 10 combat missions with the 384th Bomb Group.

  • Budd Peaslee

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    First Commanding Officer of 384th Bomb Group and instigator of the Scouting Force concept, to enable the bomber stream to change course in good time if target area was obscured. ...

  • Dale Smith

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer; pilot | 384th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • Headquarters (384th Bomb Group)

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2015 18:04:25 bombercommand Changes to person associations
Sources

384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2015 17:38:56 bombercommand Changes to person associations
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384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2015 17:38:54 bombercommand Changes to person associations and unit associations
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384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2015 17:25:10 bombercommand Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, place associations and media associations
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384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=o...

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